Castration Celebration

Castration Celebration by Jake Wizner
Jake Wizner
Random House
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Olivia is your average girl, excepting the fact that she walked in on her father fooling around with one of his students. She is now at Yale University for the summer for the arts. Now, she hates men and is writing a musical called Castration Celebration. At Yale, she meets Max. Max loves women and everything about them. He tries to make Olivia like him, but it turns out to be just one snide comment after another from her. As Olivia's musical progresses, will reality and her work have the same ending, or will they be on opposite ends of the spectrum?

This book was overflowing with hilarious witticisms and sexual innuendo! The lewd, yet serious tone of the novel makes this such a great read and it had me laughing the whole time. The songs written for the musical have similes and metaphors that leave you wanting more. Max and Olivia have interesting conversations filled with biting sarcasm and hilarious satire. This book discusses everything from eunuchs in Imperial China to screwing a sheep.

Has a lot of talk about sex and mature ideas.

Reviewer Age:15

Reviewer City, State and Country: , PA USA


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